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VOL. LXXVIII, No. 18 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1967 SEVEN CENTS
MSU Fee Uproar Continues
As State House Opens Probe
By WALLACE IMMEN been received opposed either the
and DAN SHARE philosophy or provisions of the
A legislative probe of Michi- plan as presently constituted.
gan State University's controver- Groat and Merriman both claim-
sial ability-to-pay tuition formula ed that the opposition might well
began in Lansing yesterday. be closer to 99 per cent.
The hearing was called by a Groat said that the provisions
recently formed committee of are particularly hgrd on an al-
'eight state representatives to col- ready heavily taxed middle class
lect testimony on the mechanics and said he doesn't feel that MSU
and equity of MSU's sliding scale has the right to require people to
plan. The panel is expected to surrender the privacy of their in-!
submit recommendations to the come tax returns.
House Committee on Higher Edu- $500 Maximum
cation in January. Under the plan, in-state tuition
All eight of MSU's trustees and is determined by the gross family
President John Hannah had been income as reported on parent's in-
requested to attend the hearing, come tax returns. Families which
but only Frank Merriman, a Re- gross $12,000 or less per year pay
publican trustee who had most the minimum of $354. The charges
violently opposed the plan, testi- increase with income, up to a
fied. The absence of the trustees maximum of $500 for families
was scored by Rep. Gustave Groat which gross $16,666 or more. The
(R-Battle Creek), who recently MSU budget office estimates that
sponsored a resolution, eventually 1 the tuition increase will bring in
passed by the House, condemning an extra $4 million this year.
the novel plan. . Rep. William Hampton (R-
Middle Class Hurt Bloomfield Hills), maintained that
Jack Breslin, secretary of MSU, the plan does not account for ex-
attended for Hannah, who was tenuating family circumstances
chairing a meeting of the Council since a family pays the same
of State College Presidents in amount whether the parents are
Houghton. supporting one or five college stu-
Breslin said that at least three- dents.
quarters of the "several hundreds" In addition, Hampton maintains
of response letters which have that the plan neither allows for
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the student puttinghimself through
school, nor makes equitable pro-
visioa for a family in which the
)arents are divorced, when the
divorced father, who may not be
providing any child support, has
his income figured in during the
procees of fee determination.
Fear Spread of Plan
Groat was particularly concern-
ed about the spread of such a
plan-the first in the nation-to
other state schools, particularly
community colleges and universi-
ties like Oakland where many stu-
dents pay their own way.
Another factor cited by Groat
is that in a limited space situa-
tion a school is likely to accept
the student who has to pay full
tuition over a student who might
get a discount, particularly with
the possibility of reduced legisla-
Groat and Hampton, along with
MSU officials, indicate that re-
action to the plan has been state
wide. Both Rep. Groat and Trustee
Merriman claim that their cor-
respondence is running almost 100
to one against the plan.
Hampton also criticized the
handling of students who claim to
be self-supporting and the lack
of provision for families with di-
vorced parents who may not be
directly supporting the child.
South uad Ends
Change Subject to Sanitation Rules;
Council Cites Maturity' of Students
By LYNNE KILLIN
South Quad Council, with the prior approval of director Thomas
G. Fox, voted last night to abolish their dress regulations for meals,
subject to state health and sanitation regulations.
Ellen Bellet, '70, vice-president of the council said they would
have gone ahead anyway, even if Fox had not agreed to their resolu=
With the decision, the old dress code will be thrown out, with
only state health and sanitation laws remaining in force. Previously
skirts had to be worn at dinner, no sandals were allowed except at
breakfast, and for Sunday afternoon meals, men had to wear jack'ets
and ties, while women were forced to don dressy shifts or dresses,
stockings and 11% inch heels.
Fox agreed to the elimination of dress criteria on the condition
--"the checker still has the-- -
authority to refuse access to the
dining rooms of an individual not
meeting the (state) dress stand-
-" the host (hostess) accepts
responsibility for his(her) guests."PickslN egr
-"the state health and sanita - w r
tion laws be adhered to." I1IiC Head
This means that feet must be
covered and outer garments such Robert L. Brown was appointed
as shirts or sweaters must be worn. director of Ann Arbor's Human
Rollers and clips are not prohib- Relations Commission at last
ited, nor are pajamas. night's City Council meeting to fill
Fox doesn't feel that there will the vacancy created by the resig-
be a significant change in apparel, nation of David Cowley July 18.
especially since the council has The appointment of Brown, a
advised him that "the students are Negro, adds to the already large
adults who will act accordingly proportion of Negro employes on
to the general accepted stand- the staff of the Human Relations
ards of society." Commission.
Daily-Thomas R. Copi
WHEN IT RAINS .. .
What do you do when it rains? Most scurry- for the dry safety of a doorway. Others, it seems, remain
undaunted by the prospect of a soaking: these engineering students on North Campus stayed at
work in their surveying class during yesterday's brief shower.
A VrT'E'D 0 'T'TUPII E"TA I1I.
By JAMES NEUBACHER
Interested in seeing how three-
dimensional pictures are taken?
Or how about a tour through a
cyclotron? Both of these plus
many other interesting aspects of
engineering are open to the gen-
eral public as part of "Tech-
nirama '67," the annual engineer-
ing school's open house starting
Exhibits from all fields of en-
gineering will be on display both
on Central and North Campus.
Students and research workers will
demonstrate and explain compli-
Exhibits Designed to Challenge
The purpose of the three-day
event, sponsored by the Engi-
neering Council, is to acquaint
University students, interested
high school students and the gen-
eral public with developments in
engineering and the future chal-
lenges in the field of engineer-
Held in the spring in previous
years, "Technirama '67" is being
,held in the fall this year to coin-
cide with other activities in the
Engineering Sesquicentennial Cel-
ebration. Because of the special
celebration, two buildings on
North Campus not previously open
to the general public will be open-
ed for the exhibition-the Cooley
Electronics Lab and the Institute
of Science and Technology.
The latter will be the site of
a hologram display. The newly de-
veloped field of holography is the
offspring of the laser, and is often
referred to as "laser photography."
Through the process, treated glass
plates are developed which, upon
being placed in the beam of a
laser, produce three-dimensional
image in thin air.
The effect is that of a scale
model mirage, perfect in every de-
tail. Researchers are now work-
ing on a process of continuous pro-
D Parent's Complaints __________________________________l:
La isp Iay s ! Parents who attended the meet-
ing all spoke out against the plan. "
iSome called it "socialistic," while
In g en u ity others hit at the submission of tax
returns as an invasion of privacy.
Breslin did not provide a rebut- E n d o rse
duction of holograms in order to tal, that "although we recognize EC u rfew E ' imi nitio ni
develop a process similar to three- the wrinkles in the plan, we feelo
dimensional television, it is workable and the administra-
Susanne Ocobock, '69. and Rich- tion wants to follow it through," By JIM HECK anywhere," the statement con- would officially enable the college
ard Miller, '68, to-chairmen of He said the wording will be alter- 1 The Residential College pro- cluded. to receive any benefits the council
"Technirama 1'67," explained that ed after study reports are submit- temp community government last In explaining its position, the may be able to afford it.
in addition to the traditional Sat- ted to the MSU trustees. The trus- night endorsed "in principle" subcommittee obtained views from Internal debate last night ended'
urday and Sunday open house, all tees meet tomorrow, but tuition is abolition of freshmen woman's all parts of the University com- with the feeling that the benefits
urdaynot on the agendaan.Sundsy munity. It also established security of joining East Quad Council are
of the exhibits would be open nto h gna hours in the colleffge. .adrve esrst oriaemnml
Friday afternoon as well, in order Only one student appeared be- The motion, made by Ann Lai- and review measures to coordinate inimal.
to give the public more time to fore the committee to protest. more, assistant professor in the the new system if it is adopted by Braccialarghe then appealed to
see the great number of exhibits. Students, who are registering this geology department, was unani- the college. the body saying, "We're living in
"I've been going' to Technirama week, seem to have resigned them- mously accepted by the 20-member Quad Coexistence? the sane quad. We're not sepa-
for the last three years," said selves to the plan, according to Leo body composed of students, fac- In other action, the pro-temp rate."
Miller, "and I still haven't seen Zania of the State News. He said ulty. and administrators government postponed a vote on The pro-temp government ended
everything." that apart from a few letters to The pro-temp community - whether or not to join East Quad further discussion and appointed
Other features of the open house the editor over the summer, there emnent is the temporary ruling council and obtain a voice in In- two observers to meet with East
include a tour through the Phoe- has not been any student-based body for the college, pending the ter-House Assembly, Speakers Quad Council and study the bene-
nix Memorial Laboratory, site of test. establishment of a permanent gov- feared that such action miglt fits and effects involved in joining
the Ford Nuclear Reactor; a laser More organized campus reaction, ernment. It was chosen by lot at "jeopardize" the autonomy of the the organization.
demonstration at the 'Automotive however, may be expected when bcollege.
e~onsa ion. stuents o notreceie reqested the beginning of the term and w ill clee
Engineering Laboratory, and a students do not receive requested deal with all political and struc- East Quad council president,
computer exhibit in the Comput- reductions, ana noe. ver .hRandolph Braccialarghe, '70, im- 1
ing Center. See MSU, Page 2 A document submitted last night plied certain adverse action 'may Cleients
- - ---- --C be taken against the college if it
explaining a subcommittee's posi- refuses to join the housing council.
tion on curfews will be modified |efe onte ousng concil. -
and presented this evening to a "I won't give you any sanctions
F lein T C o s' ltfaculty meeting of the college for k now." he said last night. "Because rdL ,qII
Fleming To Consult apioulateF
S 1 T 1 ~ The subcommittee formulated 'The East Quad Council has ask.. By MIKE THORYN
S V 1day'sballo the tmntiafter last Thurs- ed that the Residential College The local bank tellers might be
gin the college when make a formal decision by Octo- interested in a collection at the
students voted 145 to 10 that they ber 1. William L. Clements Library of
By AVIVA KEMPNER cers are Rich Gordon and Jim would favor the abolition of Along with Braccialarghe, the American History.
A group of Voice members will Lucas, '70, who will be co-chair- women's curfew. council members have implied that Schooled in the detection of
meet with President-designate men of internal education; Nan- First to Feldkamp they have the authority to place forgeries, they might consider the
Robben W. Fleming this morn- y Bingham, 67, secretary, and After action is taken by the fac- certain sanctions upon the Resi- work of a real master - Robert
ing to discuss pressing campus is- Randy Jacobs, treasurer. ulty body, a four man committee dential College should it refuse to Spring, a 19th century practioner,
sues. Viemmesicroae h
Voes. heUnr ocnem rs in ctreor the empowered by the community gov- join the organization. Braccia- who was so devoted to the art that
Stud the University chaptero-co organization approved last week ernment will present the rationale larghe hinted that one of these he made his living for 15 years
Students for a Democratic So- reviion wre sgst ek to John Feldkamp, director of may concern the use of Benzingh- by pawning off phoney signatures
ciety, decided last night to in- These revisions were suggested to University housing. rlbayasal ls tdn ffmu mrcn.
elude war research at the Univer- help correct structural problems Uier i s si eer library, a small, plush student of famous Americans.
sity and student power as related, and increase member participa-
sty ah ntstudntarypoweraseltede n nraemmbrpriia Education is also the accumnu-I library-lounge in the quad. Spring was born in England in
to the Joint Judiciary Committee tion. Meetings will be held every lation of experience," the com- Library Lament 1813 and arrived in Philadelphia in
among the items to be considered. other week instead of every week. munity government paper argues. Students in the college, how- 1858 to open a bookstore. He pros-
The meeting is scheduled for 11 The general membership will be The system of freshmen woman's ever, expressed the feeling that pered by selling his small but
o'clock at Fleming's office in the made up of members of seven hours "controls 'and coerces" ex- they have sufficiently contributed genuine collection of early U.S.
Legal Research Building. committees which deal with cur- perience "and leads to avoidance to the maintaining and furnishing autographs. -
" Elections for the fall officers of I rent Voice issues. The committees of responsibility." of the library in an independent Discovering his ability at copy-
Voice, continued from last week, are: draft, mobilization and war The document criticized the manner. ing handwriting, he began putting
were also conducted last night. protest, war research, labor, dorm present social system as "incon- ! If the College decides to join signatures of George Washington
Karen Daenzer, '70, was elected organization, internal education'sistent with the goals of educa-,East Quad Council it would be re- and Ben Franklin on the fly
chairman last week. Other offi- and JJC and student power. tion." "There should not be hours quired to pay about $300. This leaves of old books in order to
..._make use of old paper. To lessen
Last week council members had'
asked Fox to rescind the rules,
arguing in a resolution that "stu-
dents are intelligent beings cap-
able of developing their own per-
Fox agreed, noting that the
new regulations were "perfectly
consistent with the goals of the
University ..Students must ac-
cept a lot of responsibility such,
as choice of ' career and the
amount of work they will do. I
therefore don't think that we can
tell them what they can or can-
not wear for dinner."
In addition the council decided
that students. may not carry
books through the line (a con-
venience rule) but they may put
them in the dining room.
leaving sharp-eyed experts the
difficult task of detecting his
forgeries from the originals.
The Clements Library has
several letters written in Spring's
natural hand. In one letter dated
July 11, 1871, Spring bewails that
"misfortune has reduced me at
this time to the greatest straits."
A 1862 letter records Spring's
promise to "turn up rarities" to
pay a debt.
A critic of Spring's style ob-
served the "very faulty hesita-
ting capital " of the signature
(George *Washington) and the
many similar evidences that the
letter was drawn, not written."
The library was a gift to the
University by William L. Clements
(1861-1934) of Bay City.
One of the finest libraries of
early Americana in the country
Clements contains source mater-
ials - books, manuscripts, maps,
prints, and newspapers - from
Columbus's discovery of America
to the middle of the 19th century.
Since January, 1966, Brown has
been contract relations specialist
for the Milwaukee sub-regional of-
fice of the Office of the Assistant
Secretary of Defense (OASD).
Former Civic Work
Brown attended the State Uni-
versity of Iowa from 1948 to 1950,
Upper Iowa State University from
1959 to 1961, the Alliance Fran-
caise in Paris from 1956 to 1957,
and is presently attending LaSalle-
University Law School. He receiv-
ed his bachelor of arts degree in
sociology and political science
from Upper Iowa State University
His professional 'experience as
contract relations specialist in
Milwaukee called for practice of
inter-group relations, public rela-
tions and skillful investigation. In
his former job, he was responsi-
ble for reviewing the employment
practices and procedures of con-
tractors dealing with the federal
government and investigated and
resolved complaints of discrimina-
tion by federal contractors.
Work with civil rights leaders,
union officials, community groups
and civic agencies to resolve ques-
tions of employment practices were
involved. Brown also coordinated
employment programs between
principal corporate officials and
community groups and leaders.
A letter of commendation Brown
received from the OASD con-
tracts compliance office said, "In
conducting compliance reviews, re-
visits and complaint investiga-
tions, he (Brown), has demon-
strated a keen insight into the
subtleties of race relations and
has engaged in a high level of
technical analysis which resulted
in findings and conclusions that
were based on facts and in all
cases irrefutable by the govern-
ment contractors with which he
Prior to being employed by the
OASD contracts office, Brown
managed the Milwaukee Urban
League job development and em-
ployment program from 1964 to
1966. He was a welfare worker
for the Milwaukee County Wel-
fare Department from 1961 to
NEW COUNCILMAN STATES VIEWS
the chance of detection, he sent
his forgeries to England and Can-
ada for sale and circulation.
Hard to Sell
sselling their products once they
complete them. "A forger wouldn't
approach a reputable dealer, said
By ANN MUNSTER Ann Arbor draft board in October, to Ann Arbor in 1961 and is now William Ewing, Manuscript Lib-
"Too often in the past, the city ; 1965. president of Connelly-Taylor Ad- rarian at Clements Library.
has, and I think the University Another incident which pro- vertising, Inc. "He would necessarily have to
has also, tried to duck the basic voked Connely's disapproval was He has since been active in local deal with people who didn't have
problems," Ann Arbor City Coun- the showing of the film "Flaming civic affairs, serving as Balzhiser's much knowledge in the field," he
cil's newest member Brian R. Con- Creatures" by Cinema Guild last campaign manager in last April's said.
nelly said in a recent interview. January. Connelly insists that elections. He is also a member of "They have many means to
"The University's problems are "there is nothing wrong with the the Human Relation Commission make their work look authentic.
Ann Arbor's and vice-versa." Cinema Guild, but they went way and its employment committee, Forgers buy old books to use the
Connelly, a Republican, was out in left field that time." Con- and is a director of the local aged paper of the title page and
elected by City Councill to fill the nelly feels that "because anyone Chamber of Commerce. they can treat paper and ink
fifth ward seat vacated by Rich- can go to the Cinema Guild, the Since his election Connelly has with chemicals," Ewing said.
a-rd E. Baltzhiser, who accepted an city of Ann Arbor has a definite stressed that he shares "many of "We bought these forgeries at
appointment as a White House right to intervene. If it were strict- the same philosophies of good fifty cents of one dollar apiece,"
fellow. Connelly's term expires in ly for students, it would be strictly government" as his predecessor. Ewing explained, "merely for ex-
April, 1967. His election assured a University problem." He describes himself as one who hibition purposes."
the continuation of the 7-4 major- ' One area where Connelly feels i "votes on the basis of issues. On "Fanny Jackson"
ity. that the University should give matter of fiscal responsibility, I In Spring's time,'right after the
Tn kPanin(i. h hic hiancnnhv oa it t iyi s+ i n the matetr nf nrito be conseorvative. uto n Civsil War. Britain was still sen-
Committee Sets Structur~e
For Evaluationo ore
By ROB BEATTIE
The Course and Teacher- Eval-
uation Committee which was
established by Student Govern-
ment Council two weeks ago last
night established ten sub-com-
mittees to formulate plans for
producting a course evaluation
Commenting on the purpose of
the evaluation committee, chair-
man Stephen Spitz, '68, said, "Our
central aim is to publish a com-
|prehensive 'course and teacher
effective booklet is not an easy
process. It will not come off the
top of our heads," he added.
The immediate goals of the
sub-committees are to: research -
the problems involved, construct
a worthwhile questionnaire, and
establish a financial base for the
Committee positions which were
established at the meeting were
treasurer, financial chairman, ad-
vertising chairman, sales director,
course and departmental editor,
student evaluations editor, pub-